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SONATA ARCTICA Announce New Keyboardist, Complete Album

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have announced the addition of ex-SILENT VOICES/REQUIEM keyboardist Henrik Klingenberg to the group's lineup following the departure of Mikko Harkin in early September. SONATA ARCTICA recently completed work on their new full-length album for a Mar. 17, 2003 release through Spinefarm Records. An as-yet-unspecified single will precede the album on ...

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KATAKLYSM Film Video Clip

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have finished filming a video clip for the track "In Shadows & Dust", to be featured on Nuclear Blast Records' 15th anniversary DVD. To view the video, click here. KATAKLYSM are currently gearing up for a European tour in support of their critically-acclaimed album, "Shadows & Dust". Plans also ...

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TROUBLE Announces Illinois Gig, Online Tribute Nearing Completion

The reunited TROUBLE — guitarist Rick Wartell, vocalist Eric Wagner, guitarist Bruce Franklin, drummer Jeff Olson and bassist Ron Holzner — will be performing at Riley's Rockhouse in Aurora, Illinois on Saturday, Nov. 30. In related news, work is progressing on the planned online tribute to TROUBLE, "End Of Daze", which is tentatively set for ...

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MISERY INDEX Announce New Guitarist, Drummer

MISERY INDEX have announced the permanent addition of second guitarist Bruce Greig (DYING FETUS, TOGETHER WE FALL, NEXT STEP UP) and drummer Matt Byers to the group's lineup following the departures of Mike Harrison and Kevin Talley, respectively. Harrison reportedly left the group on amicable terms last spring due to his dislike for the touring ...

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COAL CHAMBER Frontman Creates 'New Sound' With Side Project

California's DEATHRIDE, the new project featuring COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, are set to begin performing showcase gigs beginning in early October with a view towards signing a record deal and issuing a CD in early 2003. The band, which is based in a small town three hours north of Los Angeles, came together when ...

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MISERY INDEX Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST

Baltimore, Maryland-based MISERY INDEX — featuring Jason Netherton (bass/vocals, ex-DYING FETUS), Mike Harrison (guitar/vocals, ex-PESSIMIST), Sparky Voyles (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, M.O.D.) and Kevin Talley (drums, ex-DYING FETUS, SUFFOCATION, M.O.D.) — have inked a long-term deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band are currently writing material for their upcoming full-length album, which they hope to record ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT: Our New Stuff Sounds Like MESHUGGAH!!

In what appears to have been intended as a joke, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett and drummer Lars Ulrich have compared some of the group's newest compositions to those of MESHUGGAH, HATEBREED and ENTOMBED. The following are the duo's most recent postings to the "Jump In The Studio" section of the band's official web site: Kirk ...

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SEPULTURA Launch Covers EP Artwork Contest

SEPULTURA have launched a contest for fans to come up with the cover artwork for the forthcoming EP of covers, which was recently completed at a Brazilian studio for an October release. The winner will be selected after an unspecified period of time and will receive a "special SEPULTURA package." To check out other proposals ...

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WESTWORLD Push Back "Cyberdreams" Release Date

New York's WESTWORLD, featuring TNT frontman Tony Harnell and RIOT guitarist Mark Reale, have pushed back the release date of their third full-length effort, entitled Cyberdreams, to October 28th. Harnell stated: "This is probably our best studio album ever, I know the fans are going to love it." Songs set to appear on the album ...

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DEATH ACROSS AMERICA 2002: Final Dates Unveiled

The final dates for this year's installment of the Death Across America tour, featuring KATAKLYSM, DIVINE EMPIRE, MISERY INDEX, and BEYOND THE EMBRACE, have been announced. They are as follows: Jul. 27 - Milwaukee, WI @ US Cellular Arena Jul. 29 - Ft. Collins, CO @ Starlight Jul. 31 - Alburquerque, NM @ Launch Pad ...

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WASHOE Confirmed For Sweden's BLOW UP A PANDA Festival

Sweden's WASHOE, the new band formed by ENTOMBED guitarist Uffe Cederlund and three former members of MISERY LOVES CO. (vocalist Patrik Wirén, bassist Patrik Thorngren and drummer Olle Dahlstedt), have been confirmed for the Blow Up A Panda festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 3-4 in Handen, Gula Villan, just outside Stockholm. ...

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DEATH ACROSS AMERICA 2002: Dates Unveiled

The dates for this year's installment of the Death Across America tour, featuring KATAKLYSM, DIVINE EMPIRE, MISERY INDEX, and BEYOND THE EMBRACE, have been announced. They are as follows: Jul. 27 - Milwaukee, WI @ Us Cellular Arena Jul. 29 - Ft. Collins, CO @ Starlight Jul. 30 - Salt Lake City, UT @ X-Scape ...

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AEROSMITH's STEVEN TYLER Gets Miserable With PINK

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler joined pop artist PINK on stage at Boston's Orpheum this past weekend for a rendition of the PINK song "Misery". At the end of this week, AEROSMITH will be reportedly headed to a warm climate at an undisclosed location to film the video for the song "Girls of Summer", one of ...

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Former DARKANE Frontman Resurfaces In SEETHINGS

SEETHINGS, the new Swedish band of former DARKANE vocalist Lawrence Mackrory, have made available for download four songs from their recently-completed full-length album via this location. The tracks featured are as follows: 01. Ascending 02. Slow Healer 04. Navian 04. Illuminate Me SEETHINGS' as-yet-unreleased debut was recorded at Dug-Out Studios in Uppsala, Sweden ...

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MISERY INDEX To Issue Special Vinyl Edition Of "Overthrow"

MISERY INDEX, featuring former members of DYING FETUS, will issue a limited-edition 12" vinyl version of their Overthrow mini-album through Good Life Recordings during the summer. This special edition will feature the full Overthrow CD on the first side, while the second side will contain the full recordings from the Emerson College Radio (88.9 WERS) ...

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VICTORY FLAG To Open For GRAVES In Cleveland

VICTORY FLAG will be winding down their Magical Misery Tour in support of their latest release, The Soundtrack To Your Miserable Life, with an opening gig for GRAVES, featuring ex-MISFITS members Michael Graves and Dr. Chud, on June 13th at The Hi-Fi Club in Cleveland, Ohio (a club owned by WARRANT guitarist Billy Morris). ...

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DARKANE: "Expanding Senses" Full Track Listing Unveiled

Sweden's DARKANE have completed work on their third full-length album, entitled Expanding Senses, for an August 18th release through Nuclear Blast Records. The final track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Innocence Gone 02. Solitary Confinement 03. Fatal Impact 04. Imaginary Entity 05. Violence from Within 06. The Fear of One's Self 07. ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT: Virginia Show Cancelled

NUCLEAR ASSAULT's show at Jaxx in West Springfield, Viriginia, which was originally scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 28th, has reportedly been cancelled due to poor advance ticket sales. Also affected by the cancellation are MISERY INDEX (featuring ex-DYING FETUS members), CANDY STRIPER DEATH ORGY, THE CROWN, ALL THAT REMAINS, and FROWN UPON, all ...

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MISERY INDEX Pull Out Of OHIO DEATH FEST

Due to circumstances beyond the band's control, MISERY INDEX will not be performing at this weekend's Ohio Death Fest. However, the band will be playing with Norway's IMMORTAL at the Jaxx nightclub in Springfield, Virginia on May 25th. In other news, MISERY INDEX have issued a statement refuting recent rumors that they have inked a ...

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PRONG: The 2002 US Tour Set List

The full set list for PRONG's appearance at The Galaxy in Santa Ana, California on April 3rd was as follows: 01. Another Worldly Device 02. Out Of This Misery 03. Dark Signs 04. One Outnumbered 05. Close The Door 06. Broken Peace 07. Rude Awakening 08. Caprice 09. Initiation (new) 10. Beg To Differ 11. ...

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DARKSIDE Split With Guitarist, Exchange Verbal Jabs

Austrian death metallers DARKSIDE have parted ways with bass player and founding member Peter Böhm shortly after the group's return from their European tour with MORTICIAN and CARNAL FORGE. Peter reportedly left the band because he felt DARKSIDE were “trapped in a musical one-way street and at a dead-end image wise,” according to DARKSIDE's official ...

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MISERY INDEX To Record Split 7", Embark On Mini-Tour

MISERY INDEX, who feature in their ranks former members of DYING FETUS and PESSIMIST, will be recording three songs this weekend for an upcoming split 7"/CD release on Willowtip Records with Pittsburgh's COMMIT SUICIDE. In other news, MISERY INDEX will be performing the following gigs during the coming weeks: Apr. 04 - Baltimore, MD @ ...

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